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Bird Dust - 3 Ways to Effectively Remove Bird Dust From Your Air

All birds create some dust or powder, but there are some bird species that create a lot more of it than others, and breathing this dust constantly is not healthy for you or your bird.Here are 3 ways to effectively remove bird dust from your air and create a healthier lifestyle for you and your bird.

How to Care for Peacock Chicks

Peafowl is the collective name for peacocks (the males) and peahens (the females). Care of peachicks is similar to all other poultry. They need food, water and warmth. As they grow, the type of feed they need changes from starter feed to grower feed, and then to adult feed. Also, the brooder tempera

Pet Bird Safety at Home - Things You Ought to Know

Article reveals that birds are some of the most fragile types of animals. This can be hard to believe considering that some birds can outlive their owners. Explain things a bird owner should know to ensure that their bird are safe at home.

Birding is for anyone!

Birding, or bird watching can be a fun hobby for all anyone. It can be an involving activity for all the family as well, and even extend to holidays or breaks away to persue it. You can also do it fro

How to Raise Emu Birds

Most interest in raising emus is not based on a desire to have the birds as pets, but rather to raise them as a commercial enterprise. Emu farms have seen rises and declines in their popularity, but there is certainly a niche for this large bird. If a farmer is interested in emus, is it is important

USGS Bird Identification

United States Geological Survey (USGS) is actively involved in many science areas. One of the areas is the Breeding Bird Survey, combining the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center with the Canadian Wildlife Service's National Wildlife Research Centre. Volunteer birders gather bird population data

Hawaiian Nene Goose Diet

The nene goose, which is the state bird of Hawaii, has a diet filled with natural foods. The birds are also related to the Canada goose and as of 2010 are in danger of becoming extinct if their habitats are not preserved.

How Does an Octopus Get Oxygen?

AnatomyAll octopuses have eight muscular, flexible arms with rows of suckers on them. They have no bones. The main part of an octopus's body is called the mantle. The eyes are located on the outside of the mantle. The siphon, a tube for expelling water, is also located there. In the...

Facts About Lion-Tailed Monkeys

The lion-tailed macaque is a medium-sized monkey in the Old World monkey family known as Cercopithecidae. It belongs to the genus Macaca, which consists of over 20 different species of macaque. It is an endangered species with less than 4,000 individuals thought to be left in the wild living in a sm

Lewis's Woodpecker

Learn all about one of the most distinctive and colorful woodpeckers in North America and discover where you can see the Lewis's woodpecker.

Chicken Coops and Runs

So you want to raise chickens, or maybe you already do, but you just want to improve their living conditions. That's fine, you can't be blamed for wanting cheerful chickens! Even chickens have a right to be happy and contented. They do say that happy hens produce better quality eggs, not t

How to Feed Pelican Babies

There are at least seven known species of pelican found worldwide, with the smallest of them, the brown pelican, being the most common in the United States. In the wild, baby pelicans reach into and feed directly on regurgitated food from the parents' pouches. As this is difficult for a human caregi


Defines the term “subterminal” as it refers to bird plumage and markings.

How to Make Homemade Gourd Bird Houses

Gourds come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. Some gourds are edible, such as pumpkins and cucumbers, while others are inedible and are useful for making items such as bowls, jugs and birdhouses. These inedible gourds, also known as hard-shelled gourds, are dried and carved to create natural